Category: Power County Press

City forms American Falls Development Authority

The American Falls Development Authority – the official name of the city’s new urban renewal agency – held its first meeting ever on Wednesday, June 9, with a newly appointed board. American Falls Mayor Rebekah Sorensen indicated there are already…

Two locals play Legion baseball in Pocatello

Two American Falls High School boys will be playing American Legion baseball in Pocatello. Tanner Hartley will be playing with an “A” league team, the Razorbacks, and Cody Mortenson will be playing for … Read the full story and more…

A.F. water works issues, part 1

Our City by A.F. Mayor Rebekah Sorensen I may be a little biased, but American Falls is the best city in the best state of the best country on earth, and life here undeniably revolves around water. We are an…

Sylvia Hayhurst

Sylvia Hayhurst, long time residence of American Falls, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 31, at Portneuf Regional Hospital. Her family invites those who knew her to a memorial celebration of Sylvia’s life and inurnment of ashes. It will be held…

Hailey Dawn Leyshon

Hailey Dawn Leyshon, 19, passed away June 4, 2021, at Bingham Memorial Hospital. Hailey was born April 8, 2002, in Pocatello, Idaho. Hailey lived the first five years of her life in American Falls next door to her grandparents. In…

Paul Sonnen

Paul Sonnen finished a very heroic three and a half year battle with cancer in the early morning hours of June 4, 2021, at his home in Marquam, Oregon, with loved ones by his side. Paul was born January 15,…

Machelle “Missy” Greco

Machelle “Missy” Greco, 69, of Deltona, Florida, passed away on May 30, 2021. She was born on October 21, 1951 in Salmon, Idaho to the late Lyle and Deloris Daniels. Missy had a spitfire personality, a tough lady with a…

Rockland plans color fun run July 3

The annual Rockland 4th of July 5k and mile color run will be held on Saturday, July 3, at 7 a.m. at the school parking lot. Preregistration will go until Monday, June 21. Price with… Read the full story and…

Elaine Permann Miller

July 26, 1928 – May 20, 2021 Elaine Marie Permann Miller passed away on May 20, 2021 peacefully in her sleep surrounded by her family. Elaine was born on July 26, 1928 to Albert and Mary Kurtz Permann. She attended…